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Reccommended Reading list for Middle School to High School

Reccommended Reading list for Middle School to High School | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
Reccommended Reading list for Middle School to High School. About This Page. This is my ever-growing list of the delightfully discovered book treasures in the Juvenile and YA categories, largely pulled together as part of my ...
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Common Core: Publicly Funded Office of Non-Public Schools: Read ...

Common Core: Publicly Funded Office of Non-Public Schools: Read ... | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
Common Core's English language arts standards consist of empty skill sets that, once implemented, might not require reading skills any higher than middle-school level. Furthermore, their de-emphasis of the study of classic ...
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Common Core requires publishing. Technology makes that happen ...

Common Core requires publishing. Technology makes that happen ... | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
Each of these could take weeks to wrap into classwork, but there's one organic tool that accomplishes all three of these while fulfilling a fourth recurring Common Core standard required at all grade levels: Publish student work.
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Ancient China - Middle School History for Kids

Ancient China for Kids - Ancient China Curriculum for Middle School

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Protect kids online by empowering them to explore on their own, not by ... - Christian Science Monitor

Protect kids online by empowering them to explore on their own, not by ... - Christian Science Monitor | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
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Test score increases in DC are 'very good news' - Washington Times

Test score increases in DC are 'very good news' - Washington Times | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
Test score increases in DC are 'very good news' Washington Times Students from third grade to 10th grade were tested, and results showed that every grade improved its math and reading scores from last year, except for seventh-grade math scores,...
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An Introduction to and Brief History of Digital Imaging Sensor Technologies - The Phoblographer (blog)

The Phoblographer (blog) An Introduction to and Brief History of Digital Imaging Sensor Technologies The Phoblographer (blog) When the first digital cameras (that were actually interesting to consumers) came up in the nineties, the main technology...
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The Problem With Summer Reading - The Millions

The Problem With Summer Reading - The Millions | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
The Millions The Problem With Summer Reading The Millions Most students use this time afforded to them to swap summaries of books with simple plots, to recall what books they might have read with their middle school English classes and never tested...
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50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers - TeachThought

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers - TeachThought | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it

Apps for struggling readers


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Education notes: News from schools near you - TwinCities.com

Education notes: News from schools near you - TwinCities.com | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
Charlie Moe, a sixth-grader at Capitol Hill Magnet School in St. Paul, traveled to Atlanta to compete in the National History Bee. He was one of 406 U.S. students invited to participate in the elementary and middle-school ...
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Universe - F*ck: A History of the World in 65 Unfortunate Incidents

Universe - F*ck: A History of the World in 65 Unfortunate Incidents | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
Everything has a downside, if only you looked at it the right way. Award-winning cartoonist Martin Rowson tells the story of the earth, from start to finish, in sixty-five savagely witty, splendidly satirical vignettes.
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Teaching History in a Digital World

Teaching History in a Digital World | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
I'm a huge fan of the TeachingHistory website. And what's not to like? Best Practices in teaching history. Teaching history materials. Website reviews. Grade level lesson plans. Ability to save fav...

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HISTORY Here - Free App from the History channel

Get HISTORY Here on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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How to Stage Socratic Seminars in Middle School | MiddleWeb

How to Stage Socratic Seminars in Middle School | MiddleWeb | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
Socratic Seminars in Middle School ... (Jossey-Bass). Find out more about the book here. Sarah has generously given our readers free access to the Socratic Seminar materials at her site via the links below.
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School should not be out for summer - Winnipeg Free Press

School should not be out for summer - Winnipeg Free Press | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
School should not be out for summer Winnipeg Free Press "While all students lose some ground in mathematics over the summer," RAND concluded, "low-income students lose more ground in reading while their higher-income peers may even gain." Most...
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100 years young: New centurion commands history, technology through ages - Our Colorado News

100 years young: New centurion commands history, technology through ages - Our Colorado News | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
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Could Illiteracy and the Lack of Effective Reading Strategies Be The Hidden ... - eReleases (press release)

Could Illiteracy and the Lack of Effective Reading Strategies Be The Hidden ... - eReleases (press release) | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
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Science on the Maine coast – for girls only - KeepMEcurrent.com

Science on the Maine coast – for girls only - KeepMEcurrent.com | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
Science on the Maine coast – for girls only
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In addition to the two 16-week programs, Coastal Studies For Girls offers a five-day, four-night science camp for sixth- and seventh-grade girls in the summer, which wrapped up on July 26.
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A drive to help students excel - Forest Blade

A drive to help students excel - Forest Blade | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
A drive to help students excel
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South Carolina-native Em Hubbard has spent a career in education, beginning as a public school teacher in Columbia, S.C. before moving to teach at St. Andrew's School in Savannah.
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Miss Corso's Classroom: 7th Grade Reading

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7th Grade Reading. Due dates this week: Monday, April 22 - Reading guides and journals due for chapters 9-12. Friday, April 26 - Reading guides and journals due for chapters 13-Epilogue. Posted by Lauren Corso at 7:40 ...
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Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills

Teaching Students Better Online Research Skills | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
Many educators are explicitly teaching such skills as how to evaluate a website's credibility, how to use precise keywords, and how to better mine search engines.

Via Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby, Patricia Sarles, Jennifer Hurley-Coughlin, Nancy Ruth
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Linda Dougherty's curator insight, June 12, 2013 12:09 AM

Good article to share with your teachers who are looking to improve student research skills to meet standards.

Maria Persson's comment, June 17, 2013 11:00 PM
If this happens in the early years of learning it will not be such an issue at the tertiary level where plagiarism is still a real problem!
Maria Persson's curator insight, June 17, 2013 11:07 PM

A number of great points that are both practical and theoritical in terms of how to assist students' understanding of digital literacy skills, preparing them for the future, increasing their understanding of what the future might bring! 

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How to Get Kids Hooked on Nonfiction Books This Summer | MindShift

How to Get Kids Hooked on Nonfiction Books This Summer | MindShift | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
For example, in one middle-school book about sound, “Bangs and Twangs,” Cobb encourages readers to stop periodically and try out certain concepts, from making noise with their bodies to producing sound with household objects.
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National civics, history tests to disappear - Human Events

National civics, history tests to disappear - Human Events | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
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National civics, history tests to disappear
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Postponing the exams, typically administered every four years, does not mean classroom education in the humanities will be cut.
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Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it
Teaching History with Technology is an EdTechTeacher resource created for K-12 history and social studies teachers to incorporate technology into their courses.

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Best Free iPad App of the Week: Smithsonian Channel for iPad — iPad Insight

Best Free iPad App of the Week: Smithsonian Channel for iPad — iPad Insight | 7th grade reading | Scoop.it

"Smithsonian Channel is dedicated to television that explores the history of our planet, life and culture. This app introduces a brand new way to watch, find and explore our vast video collection. In the Story Space, you can find stories based on your interests, create your own channel, then sit back and enjoy hours of video. Here, curiosity is rewarded and discovery is at your fingertips."


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